Brach Eichler Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA for 2018

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May 4, 2018 (Roseland, NJ) – Brach Eichler LLC has announced that the Firm’s health law and real estate practices have again been recognized by Chambers USAAmerica’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2018) as among New Jersey’s top law practices. In addition, five of the firm’s attorneys have been named this year among Chambers’ “Leaders in their Field.”

Brach Eichler’s health law practice was listed by Chambers USA in the Top Tier (Band 1) among health law practices in New Jersey and has been every year since 2009. Chambers describes the team as “an exceptional group of practitioners handling a broad scope of health care matters. . . notable transaction expertise, particularly in the private equity space.”

Brach Eichler’s real estate practice was also cited for the third consecutive year among Band 2 firms in New Jersey, marking the seventh year the practice was recognized by Chambers USA. Specifically, Chambers USA notes the firm as possessing “a significant profile in the market, with considerable capacity in financing and transactional work, including acquisitions and sales of apartment buildings. . .recommended for matters involving 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.”

Chambers USA recognizes the most outstanding law firms and attorneys around the world, and we are honored to have been ranked again this year,” noted Health Law Practice Chair and Managing Member John D. Fanburg. “New Jersey boasts many fine practitioners and firms, so it is truly an honor to have both our real estate and health law practices recognized year after year, as well as a number of our partners representing those areas of law.”

In addition, Chambers USA 2018 recognized the following members of the firm:

John D. Fanburg (Band 1, Healthcare) is the managing member of the firm and chairs its health law practice group. Fanburg has experience representing major health care systems, diverse medical groups and statewide physician specialty organizations on a wide range of corporate, transactional, M&A, and regulatory matters. He is a resident of Livingston, NJ.

Joseph M. Gorrell (Band 1, Healthcare) is a member of the health law practice group and counsels hospitals, medical staffs, nursing homes and individual practitioners on a broad scope of issues ranging from transactional matters to regulatory corrective actions. Gorrell is a resident of Bridgewater, NJ.

Alan R. Hammer (Band 1, Real Estate) is a member of the real estate practice and concentrates his practice in the areas of investment real estate transactions and tax appeals. Hammer has been named to the first tier of practitioners every year since 2010. He resides in Livingston, NJ.

Mark Manigan (Band 3, Healthcare) is a member of the health law practice group where he represents health systems, ambulatory care facilities, and other healthcare stakeholders in a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. He resides in Maplewood, NJ.

Allen J. Popowitz (Band 2, Real Estate) is chair of the real estate practice and a member of the real estate tax appeals practice. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate and mortgage lending and advises clients on sales, purchases, financing, leasing, and Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. Popowitz is a resident of Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Chambers USA, published annually in May by Chambers and Partners, is based on in-depth interviews by Chambers’ researchers and ranks the leading lawyers and firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country. For additional details about Chambers and its research methodology, visit

About Brach Eichler LLC
Brach Eichler, LLC, is a full-service law firm based in Roseland, NJ. With over 70 attorneys, the firm is focused in the following practice areas: Health Law; Real Estate; Litigation; Trusts & Estates; Business Transactions and Financial Services; Personal Injury; Criminal Defense and Government Investigations; Employment Services; Environmental & Land Use; Family Law; Patent, Intellectual Property & Information Technology; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Tax; and Cannabis Law. Brach Eichler attorneys have been recognized by clients and peers alike in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and New Jersey Super Lawyers.